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Classification Phraseology as of:
1/1/2018
 
Classification Code:
5951
 
Phraseology:
SERUM, ANTITOXIN OR VIRUS MFG.
Footnote:

This classification applies to the manufacture of serum, antitoxins and viruses. This classification also applies to blood and plasma processing operations, and to the manufacture of diagnostic test kits for a variety of purposes, including but not limited to allergy testing, enzyme research and pregnancy testing. This classification includes any care and handling of animals in connection with these operations.

Blood banks and blood donor centers shall be classified as 8834, Physicians' Practices and Outpatient Clinics.

Biomedical research laboratories that are not engaged in commercial production operations shall be classified as 4512, Biomedical Research Laboratories.

The manufacture of drugs, medicine or pharmaceutical preparations by compounding, blending or packaging only, with no manufacturing of ingredients, shall be classified as 4611, Drug, Medicine or Pharmaceutical Preparations Mfg.

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Effective DatePure Premium RateNote
1/1/2018$0.81New/Renewal
7/1/2017$0.73New/Renewal
1/1/2017$0.79New/Renewal
Prior Phraseology and Footnote:
Shown below is the previously published phraseology and footnoteEffective Date

Phraseology:
SERUM, ANTI-TOXIN OR VIRUS MFG.

Footnote:
This classification applies to the manufacture of serum, antitoxins and viruses. This classification also applies to blood and plasma processing operations, and to the manufacture of diagnostic test kits for a variety of purposes, including but not limited to allergy testing, enzyme research and pregnancy testing. This classification includes any care and handling of animals in connection with these operations.

Blood banks and blood donor centers shall be classified as 8834, Physicians.

Biomedical research laboratories that are not engaged in commercial production operations shall be classified as 4512, Biomedical Research Laboratories.

The manufacture of drugs, medicine or pharmaceutical preparations by compounding, blending or packaging only, with no manufacturing of ingredients, shall be classified as 4611, Drug, Medicine or Pharmaceutical Preparations Mfg.

1/1/2015
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